Image Bank Logo
10 of 44
Dermatomyositis:
Cracking (and hyperkeratosis) of the finger pad skin, commonly involving the first, second, and third fingers, is demonstrated in this patient with dermatomyositis. Note the finding of "mechanic hands" are associated with anti Jo-1 autoantiboldies which alerts the clinican to interstitial lung disease. Miller FW. Myositis-specific autoantibodies: touchstones for understanding the inflammatory myopathies. JAMA 1993;270:1846-1849.
Photo Details
Title:
Dermatomyositis: "Mechanic's Hands"
Description:
Cracking (and hyperkeratosis) of the finger pad skin, commonly involving the first, second, and third fingers, is demonstrated in this patient with dermatomyositis. Note the finding of "mechanic hands" are associated with anti Jo-1 autoantiboldies which alerts the clinican to interstitial lung disease. Miller FW. Myositis-specific autoantibodies: touchstones for understanding the inflammatory myopathies. JAMA 1993;270:1846-1849.
Body Site:
Hand
Disease:
Dermatomyositis
Image Type:
Photograph
Image Reference #:
99-09-0014
File Name:
99-09-0014.tif
Page Link:
Download Options:
Select Product Price
One Year Download Subscription to Image Bank $295.00

Sitemap | Privacy | Newsroom | Contact | Calendar | © 2015
Get Social